Anna Margaret Nancy Deskins

13 January 1891–22 March 1979 (Age 88)
Grundy, Buchanan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Anna Margaret Nancy

When Anna Margaret Nancy Deskins was born on 13 January 1891, in Grundy, Buchanan, Virginia, United States, her father, John Witten Deskins, was 35 and her mother, Ada Zumach Ratliff, was 30. She married Arthur Smith on 3 November 1908, in Buchanan, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 22 March 1979, in Grundy, Buchanan, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Clinchco, Dickenson, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Berry Bane Stiltner
1890–1965
Anna Margaret Nancy Deskins
1891–1979
Marriage: about 1911
Andrew Smith
1910–
Jarette P. Stiltner
1911–
John Witton Stiltner
1914–2004
Launa E. Stiltner
1917–2000
Corbett Charles Stiltner
1920–1920
Mae Charlene Stiltner
1920–2005
Ada Stiltner
1926–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1911
Buchanan, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Andrew Smith

    Male1910–Male

    Jarette P. Stiltner

    Male1911–Male

    John Witton Stiltner

    Male1914–2004Male

    Launa E. Stiltner

    Female1917–2000Female

    Male1920–1920Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Witten Deskins

    Male1855–1935Male

    Ada Zumach Ratliff

    Female1860–1935Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 3

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Most probably a variant of Irish Diskin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Deskins in household of John W Deskins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nannie Stilton in household of B B Stilton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nannie Smith in household of Arthur Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

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